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Kitchen Windows ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.7

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Kitchen Windows break guide

Kitchen Windows Surf Guide

Kitchen Windows in Jeffreys Bay Coast is an exposed beach and reef break that has consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Ideal winds are from the west northwest. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the southeast.. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Beware of sharks ,rocks,mussel shells.

Kitchen Windows Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach and reefIcon  s43.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
17.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Kitchen Windows:

The best conditions reported for surf at Kitchen Windows occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Kitchen Windows (for consistent clean waves)?

marchBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Kitchen Windows with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 18% of the time in March while 29% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 53% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
18%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
29%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
53%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Kitchen Windows Location Map

Interactive Kitchen Windows surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The nearest passenger airport to Kitchen Windows is Port Elizabeth Airport (PLZ) in South Africa, which is 63 km (39 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Kitchen Windows is George Airport (GRJ), also in South Africa, 236 km (147 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Kitchen Windows Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 16 April 2021, 09:45 Local Time
Friday 16
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 2.3
S
2.5
S
1.9
SSE
2.2
SE
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 20
E 30
E 30
E 25
ENE
Wind State cross-
on
on cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Kitchen Windows

Surf stats for Kitchen Windows, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Kitchen Windows

Wind stats for Kitchen Windows, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Kitchen Windows. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    0km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: consistent
    1km away
    • Icon pointPoint
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: consistent
    1km away
    • Icon reefReef and point
    • Icon  s44.0
    Reliability: very consistent
    1km away
    • Icon reefReef and point
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: consistent
    1km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Kitchen Windows: